Discouraged Ones

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Discouraged Ones
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Studio album by
ReleasedApril 27, 1998 (1998-04-27)
RecordedJuly–August 1997
Studio Sunlight Studios [1]
Genre Gothic metal, doom metal
Length46:57
Label Avantgarde Music
Producer Katatonia
Katatonia chronology
Saw You Drown
(1998)
Discouraged Ones
(1998)
Tonight's Decision
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Discouraged Ones (stylized discøuraged ønes) is the third full-length album by Katatonia. The album was released on April 27, 1998. This is the only Katatonia album with bassist Micke Oretoft. It is also their last release with Jonas Renkse on drums; on future releases, he would focus on being the band's lead vocalist and contributing additional guitar work. According to Renkse, Discouraged Ones had sold roughly 20,000 copies as of 2001. [3]

Contents

Track listing

All tracks are written by Renkse and Nyström unless noted otherwise.

No.TitleLength
1."I Break"4:24
2."Stalemate"4:21
3."Deadhouse"4:37
4."Relention"3:39
5."Cold Ways"5:22
6."Gone"2:49
7."Last Resort"4:37
8."Nerve"4:32
9."Saw You Drown"5:04
10."Instrumental"2:52
11."Distrust"4:57
12."Quiet World" (2007 reissue bonus track; Nyström, Renkse, F. Norrman, Oretoft)4:39
13."Scarlet Heavens" (2007 reissue bonus track)10:26
Total length:62:02

Release history

DateNote
27 April 19981998 original issue
23 February 20072007 reissue
20092009 LP reissue (150 orange and 350 yellow)
20112011 LP reissue (350 black and 550 orange)
20132013 LP reissue
20192019 LP reissue

Personnel

Katatonia

Additional personnel

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References

  1. "Katatonia Releases". Katatonia.com. 2006-08-17. Archived from the original on 2012-02-24. Retrieved 2012-02-14.
  2. Discouraged Ones at AllMusic
  3. "CoC : Katatonia : Interview : 8/12/2001". Chroniclesofchaos.com. Retrieved 2012-02-14.
  4. Archived October 9, 2010, at the Wayback Machine